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Mr.  Jerry Lane Alden

Obituary for Mr. Jerry Lane Alden

September 16, 1959 - April 18, 2021
Fort Walton Beach, Florida | Age 61

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Jerry L. Alden age 61 of Mary Esther, Florida, the son of the late Carrie Lee Preston and Harrison Preston Sr. was born on September 16th 1959 in Madison, Mississippi. He was called home April 18th 2021 at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. During life he resided at his home with his fiancée Michelle Raandaan of 6 years in Mary Esther Florida. He was preceded in death by his brothers Hugh Lane Alden and Harrison Preston II. Jerry grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. He was a mechanic, truck driver, landscaper- amongst other trades. He completed USA training Academy, Inc. for the study, practice and operation of tractor-trailer trucks on the 22nd of August in 1986. He moved to Fort Walton Beach, Florida in 1999. He was not outspoken, but if you knew him he had a saying, "Understanding is the best thang in the world." So understand that this battle was not his to fight. He did not lose this battle with cancer. He simply gave it to the Lord, but not before he broke a generational curse of alcoholism. He completed successfully the Addictions and Substance Abuse Program through the Bridgeway Center June 11th 2020. In which he was proud and never turned back. "Do not be afraid or discourage because of this vast army. The battle is not yours but God's." 2 Chronicles 20:15. Jerry leaves behind to cherish his memories his children Jerry Sutton, Lorenzo Sutton(KeAndre Deishon Anderson & Nhya Lametria Dent), Marcus Sutton(LaMarcus & Kerranta McDougal), Eric Holmes(Jalen and Aniyah Holmes, Jaden and Jada Holmes) and Jeremy Felt. His siblings Johnny Hillard, Minnie(Antonio)Newell, Rhonda(Antonio)Shelton, Mary Hillard and Harrison Preston Jr. III. As well a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

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